Our future is in your hands

The Victorian Government says their legislation will make Victoria a world leader on climate action. But will it? 

EJA has met with Mr Michel Forst to help him assess the overall environment for human rights defenders and civil society in Australia

Oceania’s busiest port is set to become even busier with the Victorian government granting a new 50-year lease of the Port of Melbourne. For the already threatened Burrunan Dolphin, this is likely to mean increased stress from shipping in the Port Philip Bay area.

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A rare opportunity to join our team!  We’re seeking two new lawyers to join our legal experts to work on new projects. If you are a new lawyer (up to 3 years post admission) with a burning desire to use your legal skills for justice and sustainability, then we’d like to hear from you. 

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Bad news for Victoria’s internationally recognised wetlands and how they are managed.

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80 years ago this week, the last remaining Tasmanian Tiger died at Hobart Zoo.

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In a significant win for Victorian communities, on 30 August 2016 the Victorian Premier announced that the government will pass laws to implement a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in Victoria, including fracking and coal seam gas.

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In lieu of Commonwealth leadership over nature protection in Australia, state and territory governments need to step up.

This is your chance to have a say in the laws governing the Yarra River. Submissions on the Yarra River Protection Act are now being taken. Submissions close on 5 August 2016.

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The UK has voted to leave the European Union. What does this mean for environmental protections in the UK?


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